A Watsch Films Company


A film by Nadim Mishlawi

Drama, 2017

Abu Shadi is a divorced father and a school teacher in his mid-sixties living in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding in one month he will be living alone. Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand delivering the wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom. As the estranged pair spend the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head challenging their fragile and very different lives.

Written and directed by Annemarie Jacir
Cast Mohmmad Bakri, Saleh Bakri
Producer Ossama Bawardi (Philistine Films)
Co-producers JBA production, Cactus World Films, Metafora Productions, Klinkerfilm, Ciudad Lunar, Ape&Bjørn, Snow Globe Film, Schortcut Films
Director of Photography Antoine Heberle
Production Designer Nael Kans
Editor Jacques Comets
Sound Designer Carlos Garcia
Costume Designer Hamada Atallah
Music Supervisor Koo Abu Ali
Mix Kostas Varympopiotis